UPS, INC EIN Information

UPS Company Profile

United Parcel Service, Inc., or UPS, is one of the world’s biggest international shipping and receiving companies. UPS currently delivers to 220 countries worldwide.

UPS was founded by Claude Ryan and Jim Casey in Seattle, Washington. The company name was formerly the American Messenger Company and was a private company until November 1999, when the company went public at $50 per share.

UPS headquarters are located in Sandy Springs at 55 Glenlake Parkway NE, 30328, just outside Atlanta, Georgia. Besides a courier service, UPS also operates more than 5,000 brick and mortar UPS Stores in the US and Canada.

The UPS CIK number is 0001090727. A CIK is a Central Index Key Number assigned by the Securities and Exchange Commission to identify filings in online government databases. It is different from other identification numbers issued, such as an EIN.

UPS’s EIN Number


UPS Business Information

Business Name United Parcel Service Inc
Business Phone 4048286000
Business Address 55 Glenlake Parkway Ne
Business City Atlanta
Business State Georgia
Business Zip 94107

UPS Mailing Address

Mailing Address 55 Glenlake Parkway Ne
Mailing City Atlanta
Mailing State Georgia
Mailing Zip 30328
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Unlike other government-issued numbers such as a Social Security Number, an EIN is not considered sensitive information. Your company’s EIN can be found listed on your W-2 form. You can easily look up publicly traded companies’ EIN online in the SEC’s EIN database, EDGAR.
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What Is An EIN?

An EIN is a unique nine-digit number given to business entities by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). An EIN goes by many other names such as Federal Tax Identification Numbers (FEINs), Federal Tax ID numbers, Business Tax ID, or Tax ID number.

Regardless of their nature, most businesses are required to secure an EIN. Even non-profit organizations that hire employees must have an EIN to do business transactions.

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Regardless of the scale or nature of business, most business entities must have an EIN to conduct business transactions. You will need an EIN for the following purposes:

  • Hiring employees
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  • Partnerships with existing an existing business
  • Filing for bankruptcy
  • Bank transactions

Tax-exempt organizations such as non-profits that hire employees, offer retirement benefits, and file taxes are also required to secure an EIN.
Some types of businesses, however, do not need an EIN. Sole proprietorships and single-member LLCs can use their Social Security Numbers (SSNs) in place of an EIN to conduct business transactions.

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